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Ellis Collection - Giant Knife Sharpening Steel Picnic C/S

Listing # 11586
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Listing Format: Auction
Current price : (GBP) £750.00
(USD) $986.45
Starting bid: (GBP) £700.00
(USD) $920.69
# of bids: 2
Closes: Auction is closed
Location: Luton, Beds
Started: 2/5/2013 2:45:58 PM EDT
Ended: 2/10/2013 1:25:06 PM EDT
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DESCRIPTION

 

Giant Knife Sharpening Steel Picnic Corkscrew


 Amazing giant very decorative knife sharpening steel tool which acts as a sheath for a large corkscrew.  The corkscrew has a very decorative beautiful turned steel shaft with a large loop at the top which fits on to the sheath for a picnic handle.  The shaft has numerous balusters and indents and some have delicate serrated edges.  It also has a large octagonal button to act as a knife guard.  The steel has  a brazed seam showing this is an early piece, late 18th /early 19th Century.  It also has a decorative end matching the shaft. This is a piece to impress your friends and rival collectors.   Total length 38cms, Worm 8.7 cms.

See Giulian – Corkscrews of 18th C – page 33, Peters & Giulian – Pocket Corkscrews – page 78.

CONDITION

Very good, nice patina steel, marks on the shaft and loop, pitting and dark surface on the button, worm is intact.

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